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Baldwin School District Among First to Implement Innovative On-Site Wellness Center

Students and families in the Baldwin school district will now be able to address any mental health issues they face for free at the newly created Baldwin Schools Wellness Center. In partnership with PM Pediatrics, the center officially opened on March 21. Thanks to a $3 million grant secured by former ...
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Love Wins International Film Festival to Celebrate 10th Year at LGBT Network Headquarters

The 10th annual Love Wins International Film Festival is set to bring a night of recognition, fun and praise to hardworking filmmakers. The festival was ...
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(Exclusive) Tamron Hall, Marcus Samuelsson, Ralph McDaniels and More to Be Honored During 2024 Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor

The second annual Black Authors’ Festival at Sag Harbor is welcoming impressive and trailblazing honorees this year, which includes television personalities, entrepreneurs and cultural icons. ...
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Literary Discussion at Molloy Set to Tackle Book Banning and Inequities in Education

Molloy University is partnering with Verdel Jones and Darlene Williams, co-founders of the Black Authors Festival at Sag Harbor, for a raw and real discussion ...
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Man Arrested For Trespassing and Harassment After Causing a Scene at a Melville Mosque

Last Thursday, an East Northport man was arrested for trespassing and harassment after entering and allegedly refusing to leave a mosque in Melville according to ...
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Things to Do On Long Island For Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2023

During Indigenous People’s Day, Native traditions are proudly on full display. NPR reported that the very idea of Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first proposed in ...
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Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on Long Island

Hispanic Heritage Month began as a way to observe Hispanic culture and traditions. Starting as a week in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, it ...
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Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island
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Shades of Long Island Episode 2 Highlights Black History and Excellence on Long Island

We’re back with a brand new episode of Shades of Long Island! His sunglasses have been featured in Vibe Magazine and seen on the face ...
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The BOP Open Mic Night Aims to Make Long Island a Poetry Destination

The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. ...
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Literary Discussion at Molloy Set to Tackle Book Banning and Inequities in Education

Molloy University is partnering with Verdel Jones and Darlene Williams, co-founders of the Black Authors ...
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The BOP Open Mic Night Aims to Make Long Island a Poetry Destination

The Recording Academy recently made the decision to show poets love, adding the category Best Spoken Word Poetry Album to their list of Grammy awards. ...
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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – How Encanto Addresses Family Trauma

How does generational trauma impact a family? Kick it with us as we unpack Disney’s Encanto. From the animation and music to living up to ...
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Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans For Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter ...
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Locally Made Sweet Treats to Beat the Heat For this Summer

Ice cream, a classic staple of the American diet, and a crucial part of beating the heat. It’d be difficult to find a Long Islander ...
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Q&A: LGBT Network Gives Long Islanders the Family and Foundation they Need to Live Unapologetically

Being a member of the LGBTQ community is not easy. Potential discrimination, isolation and health risks are just some of the obstacles that members of ...
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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare
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Q&A: Dr. Minghao Liu Shares How the New York and Long Island LGBTQ+ Community Can Access Proper Healthcare

Dr. Minghao Liu, a New York physician who specializes in LGBTQ healthcare, recently appeared on Today. She now joins Shades of Long Island for a ...
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